47 – Prezi

A drop of 28 places in 2019 – to the lowest position it has had on the list 

Prezi is seen as an alternative to PowerPoint in that it supports the creation of non-linear presentations.

Website: prezi.com
Cost: Free and premium versions
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 50
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 34
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 30

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 19    2017: 19    2016: 14     2015: 11     2014: 13    2013: 15
2012: 14    2011: 7      2010: 12     2009: 28     2008: –      2007: –

Comments from some who selected Prezi as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “This presentation tool keeps speeches flowing at a good rate. It is a time saver for the audience.” Online education technologist, Canada
  • “Great interactive presentation tool that brings the slides to life” L&D Manager, UK

Previous comments

  • “cool and visually appealing way to make a presentation” Waleed Totari, USA
  • “dynamic, easy to build a creative content..all is in one-stop-shop” Tunde Kallai, Switzerland
  • ” looks very nice and is sort of easy to use. Sometimes a little bit limited.” Consultant, Netherlands
  • “for really slick presentations that work” e-learning developer, UK, 2016
  • “started using it again this year to share messaging where the templates/zooming helps.” Ian Gardner,  L&D Manager, UK, 2016
  • “The best tool to make presentations” Jarvey Gonzalez Romero, Trainer/Instructor, Colombia, 2016
  • “A real alternative to PowerPoint. Gives presentations a whole new dimension, and because it’s online, not beholden to Microsoft!” Steve Adams, Trainer/Instructor, UK, 2016
  • “Makes you think differently.” Niels Johansen, HR, Denmark, 2016
  • “I love it — but I’ve had troubles with people who don’t, so I’m considering shifting back to using Microsoft Powerpoint (version 2016 with Mix) or perhaps using Microsoft SWAY?” Ulrik Gerdes, University/College Teacher, Denmark, 2016
  • “to deliver presentations, course summaries and course content to provide visual breakdown of proposed website” Lynnette Kissoon, Canada, 2016
  • “Prezi has become my defacto presentation medium for projects that do not absolutely require a boring PowerPoint presentation. The movement and uniqueness of this application creates an interactive and engaging experience.” Rob Wiltbank, 2014
  • “helps me think much more deeply about a subject” Mike Collins, 2014
    “an eyecatching way of making presentations” John Wishart, 2014
    “makes presenting so much more interesting!” Justine Poldevin, 2014
    “provides something other than a PowerPoint when I’m weary of creating 5 of them in a row” Jamie Seger 2014
  • “I use in all my subjects and my language teaching/learning classes for presentations in the classroom (teacher’s and students’) and for collaborative on-line work” 2013
  • “cool way to layout or map ideas on multiple levels”  Danny Ortegon 2013
  • “great free presentation tool” 2013
  • “pretty presentations; lack of Voicethread integration frustrating”  Lyra Hilliard 2013

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